Thyme is a beautiful, pungent, and resilient herb. Thymus is one of the earliest known plants in the world of culinary herbs, holding significant notoriety in the areas of personal health and medicinal uses, sacred rites and practices, and historical facts and folklore. See perennials for other listings of Thyme.

English/Common (P):
Zone 4  Height: 12-15”  Spread: 12-15”
Traditional culinary favorite. Highly fragrant tiny leaves cover 6-12” plants. Great in potpourri.

Summer/French (P):
Zone 5  Height: 6-8”  Spread: 12-18”
Aromatic Summer Thyme has more narrow, pointed leaves with a bit of a gray tint. Higher in essential oil content than other varieties which means more and better flavor.

‘Variegata Gold Lemon’ (P):
Zone 3  Height: 12”  Spread: 12”
Bright golden-edged green foliage. Leaves release a wonderful citrus odor when crushed. Upright habit. It can be used in any recipe calling for lemon juice, lemon zest or lemon flavoring. Best used fresh.